Altron, Tango Telecom to launch Data Retail Engine in Africa

JSE-listed Allied Technologies Limited (Altron) and Ireland-based Tango Telecom, the provider of data monetisation solutions, have announced a partnership to launch Data Retail Engine (Tango DREâ„¢) in Africa, the companies said.

Tango DREâ„¢ enables African mobile operators to quickly launch and monetise new innovative digital services that drive consistent consumer spending on data throughout the subscriber life cycle.

Tango Telecom´s award-winning Real-time Engagement solution recommends personalised offers in immediate response to a subscriber´s real-time context and profile information, ensuring the highest possible offer uptake every time and maximising customer satisfaction.

South African listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron), through its principal subsidiaries, Allied Technologies Limited (Altech) and Bytes Technology Group (Pty) Ltd (Bytes), is invested in telecommunications and information technology. It operations include: Altech Radio Holdings, Arrow Altech Distribution, Altech Netstar, Bytes Secure Transaction Solutions, Bytes Systems Integration, Bytes People Solutions, Bytes Managed Solutions and Bytes Document Solutions. The Altron group employs more than 7 000 employees globally.

Founded in 1965, Altron has a direct presence in 8 countries, including South Africa, the UK and Australia, on four continents through its various businesses. In addition, the group´s strategic partnerships with international technology companies gives it access to technology capabilities and products from across the world, including Asia, Europe and North America.

Tango Telecom is the global provider of Data Monetisation Solutions for evolving mobile networks. Our high performance solutions are deployed at the core of some of the world´s most demanding networks including América Móvil, the Axiata Group and the Zain Group and currently support over 160 live systems serving 850 million subscribers in 43+ countries.